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  1. Berkman Center Looks at Ebooks in Libraries

    Berkman Center Looks at Ebooks in Libraries David O’Brien, Urs Gasser, and John G Palfrey Jr of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University recently released a briefing document, “ E-Books in Libraries.”  Drawing from a wide variet ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:55 - Libraries Transform

  2. ALA and PLA Partner with OCLC on Ebook Research Project

    ALA and PLA Partner with OCLC on Ebook Research Project OCLC is launching a new project, “ The Big Shift: Advancing Public Library Participation in Our Digital Future. ” The purpose of the project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, i ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:04 - Libraries Transform

  3. Public libraries to lead initiative to ensure public access to digital content

    Public libraries to lead initiative to ensure public access to digital content The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a $99,957 grant to OCLC for a new initiative, “The Big Shift: Advancing Public Library Participation in Our Digi ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:58 - Libraries Transform

  4. E-Books And Libraries

    E-Books And Libraries In the past year, libraries have seen a sharp growth in e-book borrowing. That trend is transforming the relationship between libraries and publishers. Libraries need to offer electronic books to remain relevant today. But some publi ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:12 - Libraries Transform

  5. What DCWG Did This Summer (Spoiler: We Didn’t Vacation)

    What DCWG Did This Summer (Spoiler: We Didn’t Vacation) Based on the past months of work on ebooks, publishers, and distributors, the Digital Content and Libraries Working Group (DCWG) completed and released its report “ Ebook Business Models for Public L ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 09:58 - Libraries Transform

  6. California Gov Signs Landmark Digital Textbook Bill

    California Gov Signs Landmark Digital Textbook Bill In a move that some feel is another blow to the big business of traditional publishing, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will give the California college systems the push they need ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:31 - Libraries Transform

  7. Building for the Future: Design Institute Overview | Library by Design

    Building for the Future: Design Institute Overview | Library by Design How do you plan for a future you can’t predict? By building flexibility into the design. That was one of the main takeaways from LJ ’s latest Design Institute (DI), held at the Denver ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 15:55 - Libraries Transform

  8. Public Libraries & Technology

    Public Libraries & Technology Technology helps libraries do what they do best: connect people with resources and ideas – including books, virtual reference, e-books, and training. Freedom of information is fundamental to the American way of life, and ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 12:53 - Libraries Transform

  9. Digital Images Collections Guide

    Digital Images Collections Guide A curated bibliography of quality digital image collections spanning ~85 subjects, including ~950 digital collections, that have been culled primarily from the LibGuides Community, and several subject areas have been furth ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:37 - Libraries Transform

  10. Public Domain Here, Under Copyright There

    O’Reilly Radar – “Public Domain Here, Under Copyright There” A new wrinkle. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case hinging on an obscure copyright question— can the government take artworks that have lapsed into the public domain, where anybody can u ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 12:57 - Libraries Transform